Dec 1, 2012 1:00pm PST
and president responded. anna is live at staten island, new york. >> hello. together living with the challenges is find as way to help kids just be kids even though their lives have been turned upside-down. they are just wrapping up carnival day and they are calling it camp sandy. a bus driver picked up 30 kids from a shelter here and brought them to gate way academy. they share their stories and sing along and zumba and yoga to burn off energy. they can take non-perishables. it's a traveling camp that serves about 500 kids in the last two years. this camp in particular is tough. >> when we leave it's definitely hard because we are going back to our tv and our couch. this is a production like physically and emotionally. this is one of the hardest camps i've ever done. to be able to maneuver through a disaster and all the organizations on site. it's definitely a challenge. they we hope we can do this every weekend while here. >> although fema has 36 disaster recovery centers set up, many parents are frustrated with the federal government and express concerns to politicians at a new york townhall
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am PST
on in this show. fiebl funeral services for a firefighter shot and killed in upstate new york on christmas eve have just gotten underway. thousands of firefighterrings filed in on friday and saturday to pay their respe memorial services for fallen brothers. the two men were shot and killed on christmas eve, responding to a house fire, the owner had set intentionally. the suspect, william spangler, then killed himself. the second firefighter's funeral is tomorrow. a $60 billion emergency aid package for victims of super storm sandy has made it through the senate, but relief is not on the way. the pleasure has to get through the house, where its fate is far from certain. we have more from washington. >> there are a couple of reasons why the sandy aid legislation may languish in the house. number 1, the amount of the bill, and number 2, the calendar. some conservative house lawmakers are unconferring with the $60.4 billion package passed by the senate. with the tight economic situation, they may want to scale it back or include in spending cuts to offset the cost of the legislation. here's one g.
Dec 23, 2012 1:00pm PST
insider, john leboutillier, former republican congressman for new york, pa can -- pat caddell, former pollster for jimmy carter, and doug schoen, former pollster if bill clinton. joe lieberman said today and he is a pretty straight shooter and he said this is really the first time he felt it was more likely we will go over the cliff. >> with the collapse of the republican plan last thursday and the fact that the president is putting forward the same proposal he has been proposing for weeks if not months there is no consensus and everyone has left town and we only have nine days and four of those days everyone is on vacation. >>gregg: boehner could not get the support of his own party on his plan "b" solution. how were of a fiasco was that? >> i would say up there with the fiascoes politically of our time. it has been a steady series of these. there is a larger fiasco going on and it has to do with the president, the house, everyone, the leadership, the inability in this society to get anything together, leadership-wise, to get a solution to real problems. it is all politics. boehner h